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Bird's Eye View Helicopters

23 Americas Cup Ave, Newport, RI 02840-3032
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great tour from the sky

Upon checking in the greeter was very friendly and informative. A beatiful smooth ride on a sunny... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
anthony m
New perspective over a historic city.

The tour made a fantastic birthday surprise for my husband. Even though the weather wasn't the... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2017
Christine Z
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The only way to experience Newport, Rhode Island. Private helicopter tours since 2000. Open year round. Great for all ages. See all of the Newport Mansions from above and more. Visit our website for all our exciting tour options. IMPORTANT - You...more
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23 Americas Cup Ave, Newport, RI 02840-3032
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Reviewed October 3, 2017

Upon checking in the greeter was very friendly and informative. A beatiful smooth ride on a sunny day. The tour guide's name was Forest and he was very exhuberant and knowledgeable. He even suggested other parts of Rhode Island to visit and things to do....More

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Reviewed October 1, 2017

The tour made a fantastic birthday surprise for my husband. Even though the weather wasn't the greatest it didn't detract from the fun. The ride was super smooth and our pilot, Forrest was terrific. The beautiful sights and the helicopter ride were equally enjoyable. We...More

Thank Christine Z
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Reviewed September 26, 2017

Without a doubt, this is the way to see Newport! My son and I had the pleasure of flying with Pilot Forest on Sunday afternoon, September 24th. This was our first helicopter ride and we were amazed how smooth and secure the whole flight was....More

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Reviewed September 26, 2017 via mobile

My bf and I wanted to do something different other than eating and drinking around Newport, we googled things to do and this came up. I have an insane fear of heights and flying but have been wanting to conquer it! Our reservation was at...More

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Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

What a great way to kick off my husband's birthday. We took the newport mansion tour and it was perfect! Our pilot Forest was great. It really was a great way to see our favorite part of Rhode Island. Totally worth the price, will definitely...More

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Reviewed September 19, 2017 via mobile

This is the way to tour Newport, RI. You can fly above the crowds during the season. You can see the mansions and yachts while the pilot answers your questions and points out historical landmarks. Their onboard camera system was busted that day, but luckily...More

Thank KlubMarcus
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Reviewed September 16, 2017

We arrived in Newport on a cruise ship and found the details for Birds Eye Helicopters in the tourist information on the main street from the cruise tender jetty, right opposite the fire station. Jeff came and picked us up and after a short safety...More

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Reviewed September 16, 2017

Amazing experience, will definitely be coming back again! It was a first time helicopter experience for the 3 of us and our pilot Forest was so welcoming and reassuring. The view was unreal! Thank you so much for an unforgettable experience!!

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Reviewed September 14, 2017

My daughter wanted an adventure and I did not want to travel too far from home, (CT) ! So I booked a helicopter tour with them and it was fabulous! Forrest was our pilot! He was polite, funny and a great tour guide. We would...More

Thank Sandie T
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Newport_Helicopters, Manager at Bird's Eye View Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2017

Thank you Sandie! We appreciate your review! We're so happy you had a great experience!

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Reviewed September 11, 2017

Worth the drive from the Boston/North Shore area. Awesome tour, with a great pilot! This was my first helicopter tour and I was seriously impressed. Had a blast, and will most likely be returning again. Great service.

Thank Grace H
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Newport_Helicopters, General Manager at Bird's Eye View Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2017

Hi Grace! Thank you so much for your review! We psyched you had a great experience!

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Response from Newport_Helicopters | Property representative |
Good question! Rose Island, Goat Island, Beavertail, Castle Hill, Dutch Island, Hog Island and Ida Lewis. Feel free to check out our website for more information as well. Thanks!
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